TrueAchievements news archive for November 2016

  • New Screens and Video for Agony

    A new set of screens have been unleashed from the terrifying depths of hell in Agony, the upcoming survival horror from Madmind Studio that's more than doubled its original Kickstarter target.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 11

  • Steep Season Pass Detailed

    Ubisoft's open-world snow sports experience is releasing on Friday, and to keep our interest piqued they have released a couple of trailers - one showcasing the Season Pass content, and the other featuring Eddie The Eagle himself!

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 14

  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Patch Details

    New character balancing changes have made their way to Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 courtesy of a recently released patch. Take a look at the list of changes, fixes, nerfs and improvements.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 12

  • Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku Achievement Reminder

    As the 1st of December approaches, so does Shina's birthday in Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku. On that day, unlock an achievement worth a whopping three points just for loading up the game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 3

  • Introducing Game Hubs

    We've just added a new tab to our game pages where you can find all of the latest news, videos and screenshots for the game, as well as subscribe to news updates.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rich Stone 77

  • Yesterday Origins Review

    Yesterday Origins is a game that seeks to bring challenge back to the genre. To be frank, it is the decision that turns out to be this game's saving grace.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 14

  • HITMAN November Update Detailed

    Although HITMAN has officially seen its season finale with the release of Episode 6 last month, IO Interactive have plenty more in store for the game over the coming months.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ben Terrett 12

  • Boom Ball 2 for Kinect Announced

    Kinect adopters are always pleased to see developers still pumping out games for the interactive hardware. Boom Ball 2 for Kinect, the sequel to the 2014 title Boom Ball for Kinect, has been announced.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 11

  • Mantis Burn Racing Patch Now Available

    October's Mantis Burn Racing received its first major patch today. Developer VooFoo Studios says they are committed to supporting the game long-term. The update offers fixes to bugs, changes to UI and more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 4

  • Play Titanfall 2's Multiplayer for Free This Week

    Available first to EA Access members tomorrow, and everyone else this Friday, a trial for Titanfall 2 will give players full access to the multiplayer with no restriction on play time.

    Posted 6 years ago by Marc Caccamise 15

  • Stardew Valley Release Date Announced

    Stardew-Valley, the Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing inspired hit that took the Steam charts by storm earlier this year, has announced its release date for Xbox One. Chucklefish's RPG will be coming to Xbox One on December 14th.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ben Terrett 30

  • Gimme Five (Win 10) Achievements Revealed

    Three months ago, we were able to reveal that Gimme Five (Win 10) would be receiving an update to give it Xbox Live features on Windows 10. We can exclusively reveal the achievement list for the game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 36

  • LEGO Worlds Coming to Consoles

    Fans have tagged it as "LEGO Minecraft" and "a dream game for anyone who grew up playing with LEGOs." The formerly PC-only LEGO sandbox title LEGO Worlds has been announced to be arriving on consoles next year.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 29

  • Earth's Dawn Review

    A good, solid and fun title that is just a few niggles short of being a great title. Perfect for dropping in and out of, and hard not to enjoy in short bursts. Crafting and skill tree is surprisingly deep for such an action title.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andrew Ogley 8

  • XBL Sale Roundup: November 29th, 2016

    In the wake of last week's massive lists of multiple sales, things calm right down this week as we get just a handle of discounts on each console. The One gets a mix of indie titles, whilst the 360 gets Worms themed offers

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 38

  • Don Bradman Cricket 17 Dated

    Though cricket hasn't caught on in every region, there's no denying its immense popularity worldwide. Big Ant Studios will be bringing the latest and greatest, Don Bradman Cricket 17, to cricket fans everywhere in December.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 7

  • Details for Forza Horizon 3's Blizzard Mountain

    First there was Storm Island, which introduced a new island with huge storms. Now there's Blizzard Mountain, which will introduce...yeah, it's awesome.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 38

  • TGN First Impression: Gigantic

    Yeah, we gave away 10,000 keys. You got one. But you still haven't downloaded the game. Is it really worth your time? Is Gigantic the MOBA consoles have been hoping for?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 12

  • Retail Releases: Week of November 28th, 2016

    The Final Fantasy series returns to consoles alongside open world extreme sports title Steep to offer two very different gaming experiences this week.

    Posted 6 years ago by Keith Gray 15

  • Final Fantasy XV Achievements Revealed

    Final Fantasy has been around for just about as long as I have. Originally spawning in 1987, the series has come a hell of a long way.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 54

  • The Long, Silent Death of the JRPG

    Once the pinnacle of storytelling in the gaming world, the JRPG genre has slowly moved toward an inevitable death over the course of years. On the eve of Final Fantasy XV's release, it's clear things are over.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 351

  • Final Fantasy XV Goes Camping on Day 3

    Camping may seem like a fun thing to do in Final Fantasy XV but it actually serves an important purpose. Players can stay to fast-forward time, as well as heal, cook food for status buffs and use EXP to level up.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 4

  • Xbox One - Three Years Later

    The Xbox One is three years old this week. What's your opinion of the console so far into its lifespan? And how much more life will it span exactly? These questions and more are discussed at length in this weekend's discussion.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 161

  • XBL Black Friday Weekend 2016 Sales

    An extra list of discounts throughout the Black Friday weekend to add to the massive lists of week-long offers

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 96

  • Watch_Dogs 2 Review

    It's fair to say that the original Watch_Dogs did not live up to the hype that surrounded it before release. Now, with Watch_Dogs 2, we have a new hacker, a new city, and new expectations.

    Posted 6 years ago by Megan Walton 21

  • Bridge Constructor Stunts Announced for Xbox One

    The popular mobile game series Bridge Constructor has another game set to launch on the Xbox One. Meet Bridge Constructor Stunts, which offers improved construction, a replay feature and more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 7

  • Developers of The Dwarves Thank You for Your Support

    With the imminent release of the game, the developers reflect on what the development has meant to do them and how they believe they have created a game worth playing. As a bonus, there's a new character profile.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 3

  • Steep Begins "Made in the Alps" Video Series

    First, we learn about how the developers created the French Alps inside of the game and what they expect it will be like for the players. Then we see how the tricks were developed and put into the game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 2

  • Torment: Tides of Numenera's Second Class Detailed

    The second class in the game is revealed. A Glaive will be your sword and shield. Your berserker. Your archer. Your assassin. The potential is limitless, but you'll need to choose carefully what you want.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 2

  • Ubisoft Details New DLC Policy

    Rainbow Six Siege has apparently taught Ubisoft a valuable lesson: you don't need story DLC in order to monetize a game beyond its initial purchase price, at least if there's multiplayer involved.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 46

  • Xbox Streaming Comes to Oculus Rift in December

    So you've got an Oculus Rift headset, but achievements are your heart and soul in gaming so you can't pull away from your Xbox. MS now has a solution for you.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 6

  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition Review

    By now, all of us should be well acquainted with remasters. Recently, another was added to the list. Darksiders 2 got the treatment last year but now the original has been polished up. Is it worthy of the title "Warmastered"?

    Posted 6 years ago by Marc Hollinshead 28

  • GunWorld 2 Gets Super in New Update

    GunWorld 2, the self-described "sequel no one asked for, to the game that nobody liked," will be receiving an update that'll turn it into Super GunWorld 2. Will it have achievements? You're probably all hoping not...

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 7

  • A Sneak Peek at Minecraft's Holiday Console Update

    Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition players didn't know what they were getting themselves into when the sandbox game launched. 40 updates and more than four years later, it's still receiving updates. Next up is the Holiday Update.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 50

  • Overwatch's Symmetra Set To Receive Big Changes

    Some big changes are on the way as Overwatch's Symmetra undergoes a re-design in terms of gameplay. The most notable change is that Symmetra will be the game's first character to have two ultimate moves.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 8

  • On Day 5, Final Fantasy XV Strings Together Combos

    Today's video gives us a brief look at Noctis performing different combos while in combat. The combat in FFXV is more akin to an action game rather than the turn-based or Active Time Battle systems of the past.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 1

  • Batman - The Telltale Series Episode Four Review

    The Dark Knight mythos continues to be remolded with Telltale's penultimate episode of the debut season of Batman. However you've felt about the arc so far, episode four gets the story exactly where it needs to be.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 21

  • Survival Game Conan Exiles Coming to Xbox Game Preview

    The life of a barbarian. While it probably wasn't a whole lot of fun to be alive during precivilization — I heard they didn't even have WiFi — it sure is fun to play video games based on it. Conan Exiles joins Game Preview soon.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 4

  • Try FIFA 17 for Free This Weekend

    American Thanksgiving is typically associated with football, but this year, why not give soccer a try? Starting right on Turkey Day, EA is hosting a free trial event for the latest installment in their annual series, FIFA 17.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 11

  • TA Top Five: Gaming Things We're Thankful For

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, we've compiled a list of things for which we are immensely thankful when it comes to our favorite hobby. Like mashed potatoes, there's plenty of thanks to be given, so come share yours too!

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 79

  • Moto Racer 4 Review

    Moto Racer 4 is a game with its roots deep in the arcade racing scene of the nineties. With unique racers, shortcuts, and huge jumps, it definitely is what it hopes to be. But can a nineties arcade racer be good today?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 17

  • Titanfall 2's First Free DLC Arrives Next Week

    Not unlike a trusty Titan falling out of the sky, Titanfall 2's first free DLC is scheduled to drop next week. Respawn has given us a peek of what to expect when the content becomes available and what's next for the shooter.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 27

  • XBL Sale Roundup: November 22nd, 2016

    This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts on a random mix of smaller titles, including a couple of rarely discounted XBLA games. These deals are in addition to the massive list of Black Friday offers.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 38

  • December's Games With Gold Announced

    Next month's lineup has everything: two games that start with "Out," a horror title that half of us probably bought in the Halloween sale, and one hotly-requested backwards compatibility title. Meet December's Games With Gold.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 187

  • LEGO CITY Undercover Announced for Xbox One

    Punch "LEGO" into the search bar on the right hand side and you'll be greeted with more than 20 titles. Add one more to that -- WB has announced the formerly WiiU-exclusive LEGO CITY Undercover will be coming to Xbox One.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 47

  • UPDATED: XBL Black Friday 2016 Xbox 360 Sales

    Part Two of this year's Black Friday sales, featuring all the many games & DLC offered for Xbox 360. These discounts are only available to Gold members until Tuesday 22nd, when they will be opened up to everyone.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 62

  • UPDATED: XBL Black Friday 2016 Xbox One Sales

    Part One of this year's Black Friday sales, featuring all the many bundles, games & DLC offered for Xbox One. These discounts are only available to Gold members until Tuesday 22nd, when they will be opened up to everyone.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 151

  • Winter Arrives in SMITE's Patch 3.22 With a New PvE Mode

    Depending on what part of the world you're in, winter has arrived. With it comes subzero degree weather, a slew of holidays and, for gamers, in-game event! SMITE is throwing their Santa hat in the ring with "Fafnir's Wonderland."

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 3

  • ADR1FT No Longer Coming to Xbox One

    The upcoming ADR1FT was supposed to tell the story of an astronaut who awoke floating in deep space after their space station was destroyed. Three One Zero's Creative Director has stated that it is no longer coming to Xbox One.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 54

  • Final Fantasy XV Uses Fire Magic on Day 8

    Today's Final Fantasy XV video returns to a preference for larger enemies: the Midgardsormr. We also get a complete 101 rundown of the game and a look at the day one Crown Update.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 5

  • Retail Releases: Week Of November 21st, 2016

    Darksiders Warmastered Edition, Marvel Pinball Epic Collection Vol. 1, The Voice, We Sing, and Yesterday Origins hit retail stores this week.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 11

  • Watch_Dogs 2 Patch Fixes Some Issues (But Not the Multiplayer)

    While Watch_Dogs 2 has made improvements, its fair to say that the launch hasn't been without its faults. This patch fixes some single-player grievances, but there's still no sign of the much-hyped "seamless online experience"...

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 10

  • Winners: Assassin's Creed Unity

    Our latest contest to win an Xbox One download code for Assassin's Creed Unity ended last night, and it is now time to reveal our lucky winners.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 22

  • Happy Wars Heads To Windows 10 Next Month

    First the Xbox 360, then the Xbox One, and now the Windows 10 will be graced with the joys of large-scale multiplayer mayhem as Happy Wars prepares to release on the Windows platform next month.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 27

  • TA Community Interview – LizardKingv666

    If you couldn't guess from the tag, LizardKingv666 is a big fan of The Doors. But there's much more to him than that. For one thing, he's got one of those cool mini NES consoles! Let's learn all about him.

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 16

  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Explains Player Progression

    The community was evidentally struggling to fully understand how the player progression system works in Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Marcin Momot and Jason Slama answer popular questions on the topic in the latest video.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 3

  • Blackwood Crossing Developer Gameplay Video

    PaperSeven Studios, the team behind upcoming ID@Xbox title Blackwood Crossing, have released a new developer gameplay walkthrough which features the team's own studio head Alice Guy providing plenty of commentary.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 1

  • Friday the 13th: The Game Explores a Cabin

    A short gameplay video has emerged from the horrifying darkness of Gun Media's YouTube channel as they showcase the urgency to find key items in order to help the terrified characters in Friday the 13th: The Game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 31

  • Steep Screen and Two Challenge Videos Released

    A new screen and a couple of videos have emerged for Ubisoft's upcoming Steep. Do you think you'll be more of a crash test dummy or a pro player nailing lines as if you was born to ride on the snow?

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 1

  • Gigantic's 1st Developer Diary and New Hero Spotlight

    It's been an interesting and long journey for Motiga and their action title Gigantic. With the title coming closer and closer to the end of its development, Motiga invites us for a look behind the scenes in their first dev' diary.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 0

  • Bethesda Pinball DLC in Pinball FX2 Receives Release Date

    Bethesda and Zen Studios tease us again with a new video that's sure to get Pinball FX2 players excited for the upcoming "Bethesda Pinball" DLC pack as well as confirming the release date.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 1

  • Final Fantasy XV Showcases the Niflheim Army on Day 9

    So far during the last six days of countdown, the only enemies that we've seen in Final Fantasy XV have been those of the rather large variety. Today's video showcases a smaller enemy. Meet the Niflheim.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 1

  • Meet The Dwarves - Boïndil and Rodario

    THQ Nordic introduces us to Boïndil Doubleblade and Rodario, an interesting pair of characters that players will be spending plenty of time with in the upcoming RPG, The Dwarves.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 3

  • Pasta Games To Release Pix The Cat On The Xbox One Next Year

    Pix The Cat takes Pac-Man, Snake and Bomberman and mixes them up to form a unique, fast-paced and brain-testing puzzle title. Expect to have your reflexes and wit tested in Early 2017 on the Xbox One.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 4

  • HITMAN's 14th Elusive Target Is Already On The Loose

    Another Elusive Target has appeared in HITMAN and if you haven't completed or failed target #14 already, it's time to get up to date on the latest victim or potential escapee.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 0

  • Tekken 7 Trailer Released at The Golden Joystick Awards

    Bandai Namco stopped by the recent Golden Joystick Awards to debut a new trailer for their upcoming fighter Tekken 7. Check it out and witness the roster of combatants pulling off killer moves within the different arenas.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 2

  • Little Nightmares Shares A Scary Experience

    Bandai Namco took a different approach recently as they invited Lucca Comics & Games to come and try out their real-life experience of Little Nightmates.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 1

  • Day 10 Showcases the Mammoth Adamantoise in Final Fantasy XV

    Continuing our Final Fantasy XV countdown is yet another new video. With ten days to go, Square Enix has decided to introduce us to the Adamantoise, which is quite likely to be the scariest turtle that you ever encounter.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 14

  • Walkthroughs Update - October 2016

    October was a slow month for walkthroughs being published, but some potential changes to the walkthrough system have been discussed internally. Hopefully, we can provide an update in the near future.

    Posted 6 years ago 4

  • Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

    This year, Infinite Warfare has coped with its poorly-received reveal and its competitors, both direct and indirect, releasing to critical success. The game itself is finally here, so how does it fare?

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 26

  • Valhalla Hills Revealed, Coming Early 2017

    Have you ever imagined what it would be like to lead a group of dead Vikings to Valhalla in a city-building game on consoles? Well, no need to imagine any longer. It's time to build.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 6

  • Encounter Leviathan in Final Fantasy XV Countdown Day 11

    With 11 days to go, the subject of today's video is Leviathan. Another of the game's summons, Leviathan is a sea serpent who has been present in the Final Fantasy franchise since Final Fantasy II.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 0

  • Overwatch Free Play Weekend Begins in a Few Hours

    Overwatch is available to all, with all content fully available, beginning Friday at 7pm GMT, 2pm EST, or 11am PST. It will run for the duration of the weekend.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 31

  • Play NBA 2K17 Free With Gold This Weekend

    Just in case we didn't already have enough events going on this weekend -- the Overwatch free weekend, the Star Wars Battlefront 4X score and the enormous Black Friday sale -- NBA 2K17 is also free to play!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 9

  • Military Madness: Nectaris and Omega Five Now Backwards Compatible

    If there's one obscure thing with which to credit Xbox's backwards compatibility program, it's reminding us of old Xbox Live Arcade titles most of us have probably forgotten about, like Military Madness: Nectaris and Omega Five.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 17

  • Remedy Teasing Imminent Game Announcement

    Earlier in 2016 Remedy announced intentions to split into two teams and more efficiently develop and release games. We already know what one of those games is. Soon the other will be revealed, too.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 48

  • Pit People's Troll Mom Gets the Art Stream Treatment

    Art Director and Behemoth co-founder, Dan Paladin, draws some of the collectable items for the Troll Mom. The video has also been sped up to nine times the original speed o we can see these creations take form quickly.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lexley Ford 3

  • NBA 2K17 Getting Fitbit Integration

    2K has announced a new partnership between NBA 2K17 and Fitbit that will reward active gamers with in-game rewards. Players who rack up 10,000 steps in a day tracked with Fitbit will be able to receive in-game boosts.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lexley Ford 8

  • Inn-side Story Discusses Creating Sea Of Thieves' Islands

    Rare's Sea Of Thieves development video series "Inn-side Story" continues this week with episode number eight. In this episode, two of the fine folks at Rare discuss how they create the game's islands.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 2

  • Talent Not Included Is Coming To The Xbox One

    After realising how important a couch is for co-op play, Frima Studios has decided to bring the Steam title, Talent Not Included to the Xbox One early next year. Take a read of a few details and watch an impressive speedrun.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 3

  • ARK: Survival Evolved Reveals The TEK Tier Update

    Studio Wildcard has revealed details of a new update that includes game-changing content for their dinosaur survival title ARK: Survival Evolved. The newly introduced TEK Tier update offers new sci-fi armour, and much more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 20

  • The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

    It's far from the only video game award show, but because of the outlets involved and its secondary duty as a teaser trailer landing spot, The Game Awards have made a name for themselves with the industry.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 60

  • Zen Studios Teases Bethesda Tables for Pinball FX2

    Pinball. Pinball never changes. Unless, of course, you infuse it with some Bethesda-themed tables, which is just what Zen Studios, the developers of Pinball FX2, have teased on Twitter. Stay tuned for more information!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 9

  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Beta Receives Substantial Patch

    Players have been deck building and battling in the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game beta on Xbox One and PC since the end of October. Today's patch addresses the balance of the game, bugs and tidies up loose odds and ends.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 9

  • TA Competition: Assassin's Creed Unity

    With Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection releasing this week, now feels like a good time to give those of you who haven't played Assassin's Creed Unity yet a chance to get your hands on one of two codes that we have available.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 759

  • Clustertruck Review

    Landfall and tinybuild have brought a new title to gamers that challenges them to run, run, run while never touching the ground. Clustertruck will make you look at semis in a whole new way.

    Posted 6 years ago by Cindy Minguez 24

  • Battlefield 1 Details and Releases Its Fall Update

    Battlefield 1's Fall Update is already live but take a look at the huge list for specific details on the changes, fixes and improvements made to the gameplay, game modes, UI, weapons, vehicles, and more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 17

  • New Gamerpics Available on Xbox One

    It's the Xbox's 15th anniversary and Microsoft has been celebrating all day. One of those celebrations is the release of some new Halo and Xbox-themed gamerpics for Xbox One!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 68

  • Lost Words Trailer

    Formerly known as The Last Word, Lost Words is a 2D platformer that takes place in a young girl's diary. Players will need to solve word puzzles then jump into a fantasy world to live out the story. See the latest trailer here.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 3

  • Dead Synchronicity Video Looks Behind the Scenes

    In a charmingly low-key behind-the-scenes video where the team at Fictiorama Studios express their love of classic point and-clicks, we get to see a little more of Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today.

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 0

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Review

    Having only released five years ago on Xbox 360, a remastered edition of Skyrim on Xbox One was a surprise to some. The question is whether the improvements make this remaster worth the money?

    Posted 6 years ago by Megan Walton 31

  • Furi Dated for December

    Furi, a mercilessly-difficult boss rusher, has been dated for the beginning of December. According to the devs, there is "no button mashing or combo learning" here — it's all about skill and reflexes!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 3

  • XBL Sale Roundup: November 15th, 2016

    This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts across multiple Forza bundles, including some for everyone. We also get offers on a range of other mostly smaller titles on both consoles.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 69

  • 14 Days To Go Until You Meet Final Fantasy XV's Behemoth

    Today's video gives us a fleeting tease of the Behemoth. Those of you who have tried the Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae demo will already have encountered a Behemoth called Deadeye. Will you encounter any more?

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 3

  • Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection Achievements Revealed

    With updated visuals, all of the original single-player DLC and the inclusion of short movies Embers and Lineage, Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection gives achievement hunters a welcome excuse to indulge in some nostalgia.

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 45

  • Watch_Dogs 2 Achievements Revealed

    When the original Watch_Dogs was announced, there was a lot of hype in the build up to its release. The ability to hack anything and everything in a city?! Count me in.

    Posted 6 years ago by Megan Walton 22

  • Rainbow Six Siege to Receive Another Year of Content

    After leaving Rainbow Six fans hanging for more than seven years after Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Ubisoft came out swinging with Rainbow Six Siege. They've just confirmed they will be supporting the game for another year.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 21

  • Xbox Previews This Year's Black Friday Sale

    For those of us who don't enjoy the rush of Black Friday at brick-and-mortar stores — camping outside, standing in line for three hours, the possibility of being swept away by a stampede of shoppers — we look to digital deals.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 94

  • Silence Release Date and Launch Trailer

    Silence, the long-awaited sequel to PC's 2009 point-and-click title The Whispered World, has finally been given a release date and... it's tomorrow! Developer Daedalic Entertainment has sent us off with a launch trailer to boot.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 21

  • This War of Mine: The Little Ones to Receive Free DLC

    Although it just made its way to consoles in January, This War of Mine celebrated its two-year anniversary today. As a thank you to the community, developer 11 bit studios has announced the release of free DLC.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 5

  • Retail Releases: Week Of November 14th, 2016

    Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection, Metal Gear Solid V: Definitive Experience, Hasbro Family Fun Pack Conquest Edition, Moto Racer 4, Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition, Watch_Dogs 2, Yesterday Origins, and more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 31

  • Final Fantasy XV Counts Down to Release with Titan

    There is just 15 days until Final Fantasy XV is released. To make sure that you don't miss this fact, we'll be counting down the days until players can enter the world of Eos.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 2

  • Winner: Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition

    Another contest is over, and it's time to find out who will be receiving a download code for the Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition, which was kindly donated to us by community member NO1KEV.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 20

  • Halo 15th Anniversary Teaser

    Tuesday, November 15th will be the 15th anniversary of the prolific Halo franchise, a series that holds a special place in the hearts of many now twenty-and-thirty-somethings worldwide. What will it bring?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 58

  • Club Invites Have Been Hotfixed to Curb Spam

    No more spam! While the Xbox Holiday Update brought some great features, it also brought a lot of unwanted group invites to our inboxes. The new limit on how many active invites a group can have should alleviate that.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 36

  • TGN Debate: How to Improve Achievements

    Josh and Renn return in the latest TGN Debate. Normally they simply can't agree on anything, but it turns out improving achievements is something we can all agree with!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 132

  • Yesterday Origins Launch Trailer

    Microids and Pendulo Studios' have released a launch trailer giving us a glimpse into the quest that John Yesterday, his immortal partner Pauline Petit, will soon be undertaking.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lexley Ford 3

  • Steep Covers Multiplayer and Customization in a New Trailer

    Steep features a heavy multiplayer component, allowing you to create challenges for you and your friends on the fly, as well as ways to make yourself stand out in the crowd, both of which are covered in a new video.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chanse Wareham 10

  • TA Top Five: Games That Failed to Launch a Series

    They began with so much hope. Huge ad campaigns. Lots of E3 awards. Massive numbers of preorders. They were poised for greatness, but ultimately never established the series they were destined for.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 111

  • Nurgle Coming to Blood Bowl 2

    Cyanide has announced via a recent community update that the next team to be joining the roster for Blood Bowl 2 is the Nurgle team.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lexley Ford 4

  • Lost Ember Funded

    Lost Ember, a story-driven exploration game where you step into the shoes — er, paws — of a wolf, has reached its funding goal via Kickstarter. If you're busy with new releases, don't worry, it's not arriving until 2018.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 2

  • XBL Content Roundup: November 11th, 2016

    It's a quiet week this week as we wind down towards the holiday season. Of course, Dishonored 2 makes the headlines this week, while two games finally make it to Europe from North America.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 10

  • Super Dungeon Bros Review

    Super Dungeon Bros is a Games with Gold title for November 2016. While not always true, the case is such this time: you get what you pay for. Click through to see what makes these dungeons so torturous.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 33

  • Battleborn DLC Released and Upcoming DLC Teased

    Toby's Friendship Raid has finally launched and, on top of a new achievement, you'll get new titles, skins, taunts and, of course, legendary gear. Then there's the matter of not one, but two teasers for upcoming DLC.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 2

  • New FFXV Demo Out on Japanese Marketplace

    Available only in Japanese off the Japanese Marketplace, the new demo will let you play through the first half of Chapter 1, which the developers estimate will take an hour or so.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 15

  • Dance Central 3 Date-Specific Achievement Reminder

    We will put out reminders until 100% of Dance Central 3 players unlock this! That's right, three more opportunities are approaching to get the date-specific Go Shorty achievement for dancing with a character on their birthday.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 7

  • SMITE Double Everything Weekend

    If you're one of the players still working on SMITE's plethora of time-consuming achievements — which, by our accounts, there are about 40,000 tracked gamers out there who are — this double everything weekend should help.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 2

  • The Xbox Holiday Update Arrives Today — What's New?

    Xbox wished a happy holiday season to their player base by pushing out a big update today, the first substantial patch since the summer update in August. Say hello to achievement rarity, clubs, LFG, group messaging and more!

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 79

  • The Little Acre Suffers A Little Delay

    The charming-looking point-and-click adventure game The Little Acre has been delayed, developer Pewter Games have announced. Instead of launching this month, the game has been pushed back a few weeks into December.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 1

  • A Lot Of Details For Steep

    With the skies and slopes of Steep not too far away now, Ubisoft have released some new information about the winter sports title. A new trailer is mixed in with news of a season pass and two beta phases for players to try.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 5

  • Skate 3 and Scarygirl Heading To Backwards Compatibility Today

    After a large backwards compatibility announcement was teased, Skate 3 -- one of the most requested titles for the service -- will soon be playable on Xbox One. Alongside it is Scarygirl, also revealed at the same time.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 42

  • A Short Trailer For The Gwent Closed Beta

    To encourage people to sign up for the currently-running closed beta, developer CD Projekt have made another short trailer for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 2

  • A Look At The Gameplay Of The Wild Eight

    After a successful Kickstarter way back in April, developer 8 Points have released a new video for the upcoming game The Wild Eight. The video takes a look at the gameplay, showing how to survive in the setting of Alaska.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 3

  • Creating Catwoman in BATMAN – The Telltale Series

    A new video has been released for Telltale Game's point and click adventure title, BATMAN – The Telltale Series that sees Shanon Ingles and Laura Bailey discuss the creative process behind bringing Catwoman to life in the game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 0

  • Two More Resident Evil 7 Volumes

    Two more volumes for Resident Evil 7 show glimpses at a couple of wildly different bodies. Volume 9 shows a mysterious enemy in the dark, whereas Volume 10 provides a quick look at Aunt Rhody.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 4

  • Two New Videos For Watch_Dogs 2

    Two rather differing videos today for the upcoming Watch_Dogs 2. One is the newest episode in the development diary series "Remote Access". The other is quite a bit of dancing around San Francisco.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 1

  • Final Fantasy XV Reveals Tons of Pre-Order DLC Bonuses

    There are plenty of pre-order DLC bonuses to get your hands on for Final Fantasy XV. Xbox LIVE Avatar outfits, in-game character clothing, different weapons, car paint designs, fishing equipment and plenty more.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 13

  • Dishonored 2 Three-Part Arkane Studios BAFTA Panel

    Arkane Studios have released a three-part video series where Sebastien Mitton and Christophe Carrier talk about the BATFA award-winning title Dishonored, and the expectations of making a sequel to such a well-received game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 1

  • Mark McMorris Infinite Air Gets Its First Patch

    Mark McMorris Infinite Air, which quietly released at the end of October to the tune of under 200 tracked players, has received its first update. The patch notes are so small they fit in a tweet, but should bring big improvements.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 5

  • Mafia III Patch Brings Fixes and Free Outfits

    Mafia III was bigger, badder and buggier than its predecessor. An update rolled out today including bug fixes, performance optimization and more, along with some free outfits to dress up the main character, Lincoln Clay.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 29

  • Titanfall 2 Review

    Titanfall 2 is everything that you could possibly wish to find in a sequel, answering all of the negatives of its predecessor. A must own for any first-person shooter fan.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 21

  • The Division Prepares for Survival Expansion In New Trailer

    Your chopper has gone down in a brutal snowstorm and now you must make it on foot to extract at the Dark Zone. Do you have what it takes to stay alive in The Division's second expansion, "Survival"?

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 16

  • [UPDATED] Next Metro Game Due Out in 2017

    You can't say gamers don't enjoy settling down with a good book. Today observant readers noticed an addition to the timeline on the official website for Dmitry Glukhovsky's Metro series of novels, revealing a new game for 2017.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 50

  • Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection Graphics Comparison Video

    Gamers have been so preoccupied with the plethora of new releases and remasters alike that they might not have even remembered Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection is out next week. A comparison trailer has been released.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 55

  • Steep Hands On Preview

    We got hands-on with Ubisoft's new open world extreme sports IP that is set in the Alps -- here's what we think of the game so far.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rich Stone 16

  • Wasteland 3 Takes the Patriarch's Call

    Having met their funding goal and confirmed a release for consoles last month, inXile has released a trailer and some new screens for post-apocalyptic sequel, Wasteland 3.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 11

  • Dishonored 2 Achievements Revealed

    On November 11th, Corvo returns to the fray with a new story, a new setting and a new companion. What can we expect from the game's achievement list?

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 25

  • New Trailer for The Pillars of the Earth

    Ken Follett's successful novel "The Pillars of the Earth" is making it's way over to the adventure gaming world in 2017, and today we've finally received not one, but two teaser trailers for it.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 7

  • Forza 6: Apex Gets DLC on Windows 10

    A huge number of new cars are available as part of two different car packs to let motor enthusiasts better express themselves. Also there's the little release of the legendary racing track Nürburgring.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 33

  • The Necromancer Returns in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

    A heralded master of the Dark Arts who possesses the ability to rise up undead armies from the grave is a staple in any fantasy world, such as the one in Blizzard's Diablo. The Necromancer makes his return in Diablo III via DLC.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 42

  • Gas Guzzlers Extreme Review

    The vehicular combat genre is seriously lacking in current times. Developer Gamepires is entering the ring with Gas Guzzlers Extreme, a port of a 2013 PC title. Let's see how they did with their first venture on the Xbox One.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 13

  • Skyrim Special Edition's 1.1 Update Fixes Performance Issues

    The Special Edition of Skyrim has been around for just over a week, which means its time for an early patch to address some performance issues, as well as fix a problem with saves incorrectly showing as "Modded".

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 27

  • Two More Games Added to Backwards Compatibility

    A squad-based FPS and a Saturn cult classic are now available as BC titles for Xbox One. This makes four new titles so far this week with potentially more to come.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 23

  • XBL Sale Roundup: November 8th, 2016

    This week on Deals with Gold we get a fairly random mixed bag of deals, including a few Capcom titles, some indie deals and a handful of 360 offers. Baila Latino is also offered for everyone.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 46

  • TA Competition: Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition

    We've got a code for the Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition (includes the game and the season pass) plus a "Bonus Gear Pack" up for grabs, thanks to the extremely generous community member, NO1KEV.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 1267

  • The Xbox Preview Program is Now The Xbox Insider Program

    The Xbox Preview Program (not to be confused with the Xbox Game Preview Program) is no more. All of its ideas, concepts and ways to provide feedback have now been rolled into the new Xbox Insider Program.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 22

  • Retail Releases: Week of November 7th, 2016

    Return to the role of Corvo Attano or lead the fight as Emily Kaldwin in Arkane Studios' follow-up stealth title arrives on Xbox One looking to build on the acclaim lavished on its predecessor

    Posted 6 years ago by Keith Gray 9

  • Mass Effect 2 and 3 Are Now Backwards Compatible

    Major Nelson gives Mass Effect fans who want to celebrate N7 Day with some added nostalgia another reason to celebrate. He announced that Mass Effect 2 and 3 are both being added to backwards compatibility.

    Posted 6 years ago by Gabriel Kreulen 110

  • Four Things Mass Effect: Andromeda Can Learn From The Witcher 3

    Happy N7 Day, Mass Effect fans! With BioWare showing off more of one of 2017's biggest games today, we compiled some suggestions for Andromeda to take away from The Witcher 3, which set a very high bar for action RPGs.

    Posted 6 years ago by Mark Delaney 25

  • Rainbow Six Siege Previews Operation Red Crow Map

    Hopefully you don't have an issue with heights as Operation Red Crow, the fourth post-launch map for Rainbow Six Siege will be set high above the streets of Nagoya, Japan, as two teams will do battle on a skyscraper.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 7

  • Alternate Universe RTS Iron Harvest Announced

    The year 1920+ is filled with powerful robots who were once used as weapons, but found their place in regular life at the end of the conflict. But when war threatens Europe once more, this peaceful living will be put to an end.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 10

  • The Voice Track List, Screenshots and Release Date

    November sees the return of the singing genre with both We Sing and The Voice slated to release the same week. The latter has a heap of screenshots, details, and a release date, as well as the full track list.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 6

  • Dead Island Definitive Edition Patch Details

    A new update has gone live that should alleviate some of the issues that players have been experiencing with the title since it launched earlier this year.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lexley Ford 18

  • Ubisoft Discuss Recreating San Francisco In Watch_Dogs 2

    With Watch_Dogs 2 less than a fortnight away, Chris Watters - host of the UbiBlog - talks to creative director Jonathan Morin, about the game's setting of San Francisco and recreating the real-life city.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 4

  • EA SPORTS UFC 2 to Join the EA Access Vault Next Week

    Closely following the announcement of Mirror's Edge Catalyst and Mirror's Edge being added to the EA Access Vault next week, EA SPORTS UFC 2 has been announced to be joining them just the very next day.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 6

  • Dishonored 2 Opens the Book of Karnaca

    In a new video titled "Book of Karnaca" we learn more about the game's narrative including its new coastal setting, mechanical forces, the otherworldly pull of the void and returning antagonist Delilah.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 1

  • XBL Content Roundup: November 4th, 2016

    In the previous two weeks, several big-title games have been released. There's Titanfall 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 10

  • TGN First Impression: Titanfall 2

    Titanfall released after some of the greatest hype gaming has ever known and it met those expectations. Last week, its sequel released and the bar is set pretty high. Can Titanfall 2 meet that high standard?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 9

  • Hands On with the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Beta

    CD Projekt Red have been kind enough to post a lengthy developer video showing the game in action. Join Community Manager Kristine Steimar and Developer Michal Dobrowolski as they build a deck and play a few rounds.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ben Terrett 14

  • Sombra Revealed With New Overwatch Animated Short

    Sombra is a stealthy offensive heroes that packs a utility punch. She can silence enemies, engage stealth, and drain shields. The new animated short shows her, Reaper and Widowmaker on a mission.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 19

  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements Revealed

    Darksiders came out nearly seven years ago, so what better way to celebrate this with a remastered edition! Have the achievements seen a revamp since the original release?

    Posted 6 years ago by Marc Hollinshead 25

  • Battleborn Double XP Live This Weekend

    To celebrate Kid Ultra's launch for every Battleborn player, Gearbox is hitting the big, red "Double XP" button this weekend along with him. Have you reached Command Rank 100 or gotten a Battleborn to level 15?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 4

  • SMITE's Party Up Weekend Offers Double XP, Worshipers and Favor

    Good news for players still chipping away at SMITE's hefty achievement list — a Party Up Weekend is scheduled to go live soon, which will offer double worshipers, experience and favor for anyone queuing in a party.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 1

  • LIMBO Heading To Backwards Compatibility Today

    One of XBLA's biggest successes, dark platformer LIMBO, will be added to the list of backwards compatible titles later today. Interestingly, this is the second way you can play the game on Xbox One, alongside the game's port.

    Posted 6 years ago by Andy Mills 35

  • Saturday Morning RPG Review

    Since Saturday Morning RPG is a video game that is not shy about paying homage to the cheesiness and outrageousness of decades past, we're willing to accept, embrace and even love this cliche.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 14

  • Battalion 1944 Releases Some New Sneak Peeks

    Battalion 1944 has a video update covering what has been happening with character development, skins, and map design. Potential ability for kickstarters to be testing the game in Early 2017.

    Posted 6 years ago by Damien Knox 7

  • Hitchhiker Getting Live Compatibility for Windows 10

    Although Hitchhiker is free to download, it doesn't have Xbox Live functionality... yet. However, MatthewHall3D is pleased to announce that the game has been approved to become an Xbox Live title on Windows 10.

    Posted 6 years ago by Rebecca Smith 11

  • Ittle Dew 2 Receives November Release Date

    Oh boy. After somehow managing to get themselves out of last time's mess, best friends Ittle Dew and Tippsie have unluckily marooned themselves onto yet another island. The title lands on Xbox One in just a few short weeks.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 5

  • Watch_Dogs 2 Season Pass Detailed

    Watch Dogs 2 is almost upon us, which means it's time for the inevitable Season Pass reveal. Along with the usual cosmetic bits and pieces, there's a bunch of story content and some extra co-op modes to enjoy.

    Posted 6 years ago by Sam Quirke 23

  • Earthlock: Festival of Magic to Receive Retail Release

    If you didn't get a chance to pick up the September GWG title Earthlock: Festival of Magic, or perhaps enjoyed it so much that you'd like a have a copy on your shelf, there is good news. A retail version has been announced.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 24

  • Dishonored 2 Spotlights Corvo Attano

    Dishonored 2's Creative Director Harvey Smith and Lead Designer Dinga Bakaba break down the details on Corvo and talk about his upgraded powers and background.

    Posted 6 years ago by Ashley Woodcock 2

  • Slain: Back from Hell Review

    I sympathize with Bathoryn, the protagonist of Slain: Back from Hell. Many nights I'm also crudely awakened from a peaceful slumber to dispatch foul demons and free the land of their stench.

    Posted 6 years ago by Jonathan Barnes 56

  • BATMAN - The Telltale Series Bat Tech Design Video

    The latest director commentary video for BATMAN - The Telltale Series gives an inside look at the development of the Bat Tech used in the popular point and click adventure game.

    Posted 6 years ago by Lucy Wood 0

  • HITMAN Finale's Launch Trailer and Elusive Target #13

    This year, Agent 47's moseying and murdering were structured somewhat differently than usual — in the form of a six-part series. Monday marked the launch of the season finale, and ET #13 arrived today in Bangkok.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 4

  • New Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Teased

    A new car pack releases today, and with it comes a short taste of what's to come for Forza Horizon 3. Australia is known for its beaches and the outback, but soon you'll know it for its...snow.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 31

  • Mordheim: City of the Damned Review

    Mordheim has made the jump from the tabletop to video games, but can its turn-based strategy gameplay stand out from the crowd?

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 22

  • XBL Sale Roundup: November 1st, 2016

    This week's Deals with Gold focus very much on the most recent titles in three EA Sports series. We also get discounts in Evolve, which are timely given recent news, and a smattering of other smaller titles.

    Posted 6 years ago by Chewie 43

  • The Andromeda Initiative Begins for Mass Effect

    The Andromeda Initiative is seeking those who want to see humanity grow beyond our galaxy. With N7 day fast approaching and the imminent reveal of Andromeda with it, now's the time to get hyped.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kevin Tavore 28

  • Blue Dragon Now Backwards Compatible

    Mistwalker's 2007 release Blue Dragon has joined the ever increasing number of Xbox 360 titles which are now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

    Posted 6 years ago by Dave Horobin 52

  • SMITE Patch 3.20: Cyber Sentinel Arrives Wednesday

    Another week, another SMITE patch. If you follow the game closely, you know the updates always bring new content as well as inch the game one step closer to having an achievement for every god.

    Posted 6 years ago by Kelly Packard 5

  • Retail Releases: Week of October 31st, 2016

    The Call of Duty franchise ventures to outer space this week in all regions. Australia catches up with many of the recent Xbox One releases in other regions

    Posted 6 years ago by Keith Gray 3